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Servlets and Sessions

B Wiley Snyder
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Joined: Nov 26, 2003
Posts: 50
I have a servlet that saves a value to the session then redirects to a .jsp page. On the .jsp page I grab the value and display just fine. But when I hit the refresh button my value go's back to 0 ???

I thought If you saved something in the session it stayed there for the session and I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong, maybe somebody can give me a clue.

B Wiley Snyder
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Joined: Nov 26, 2003
Posts: 50
Let me re-phrase what I'm doing.....

I'm not redirecting as in response.redirect I'm using this....

RequestDispatcher dispatcher =
W Ssssssss

Joined: Sep 01, 2004
Posts: 1
oops, I figured it out. It works great i was just setting the variable twice instead of setting then getting in the servlet. Thanks for all the replys !
I agree. Here's the link:
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